Sep 21, 2021
Official Title of Major: Arts and Sciences Transfer - General Biology A.S.
Award: Associate of Science degree, A.S
Total Credit Hours: 60
About the Biology Department
Purpose: This program provides preparation for entry into general biology, optometry, medical, dental, environmental, pharmaceutical, and veterinary programs at four-year institutions.
Planner Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses
English Composition: 6 credits
Arts and Humanities: 6 credits
Biological and Physical Sciences: 8 credits
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits
Additional General Education Requirements: 6 credits
Area of Concentration Requirements: 25 credits
Arts and Sciences Transfer Program Core Course Requirements
The Program Requirements for this degree are simultaneously satisfied by three of General Education Requirements listed above: (1) the Communications Arts and Humanities general education requirement, (2) the Sophomore Literature Arts and Humanities general education requirement, and (3) one of the History Social and Behavioral Sciences general education requirement courses (HIS 111 or HIS 112 or HIS 211 or HIS 212 ).
Satisfied by SOC 111 .
Satisfied by CTA 100 .
Unless they are in a degree that is exempt, all students in associate degree programs must satisfy the Wellness Requirement . In many cases, students may satisfy this requirement simultaneously as they satisfy a general education course requirement or with an elective.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Analyze and solve problems by applying discipline-appropriate quantitative tools, concepts, and methods.
- Investigate physical phenomena experimentally, using discipline-specific tools and methodology.
- Apply discipline-specific lab safety rules.
- Apply knowledge of discipline-specific fundamental concepts to explain experimental outcomes or real world phenomena.
- Collect, analyze, and interpret information based on scientific reasoning and discipline-specific concepts.
This program aligns with all the college’s core competencies.
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